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The Chicago Transit Authority eliminated more than 200 positions as part of its continuing efforts to drive efficiencies as it prepares to release its 2012 budget. The agency also revised its sick and vacation policies, moves that will save the financially troubled agency tens of millions of dollars ...
NJ Transit customers who travel to and from the City of Garfield on the Bergen County Line will now benefit from the recently opened, new and improved Plauderville Station, which is fully accessible to customers with disabilities and provides more convenient access to the station from the parkin ...
The Federal Transit Administration awarded Portland, Ore., area's TriMet the 2011 Outstanding Achievement Award for Excellence in Environmental Document Presentation for the Environmental Impact Statemen produced for the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project. The EIS details the benefi ...
07 October 2011

MBTA board OK

According to the Boston Globe, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Board approved a $27 million construction contract Oct. 6, to rebuild one of the last outdated stations on the Blue Line, part of a two-decade, $700 million campaign. The total budget for that East Boston project, incl ...
Four unions at Canadian National's Algoma Central Railway subsidiary ratified a new collective agreement. The unions are the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Maintenance of Way Division, Canadian Auto Workers, International Association of Machinists and United Steelworkers. Approximate ...
Claude Mongeau, president and chief executive officer of Canadian National, said the company's drive to become "a true supply chain enabler" will deliver a more efficient transportation system helping its customers compete better in their end markets. "The CN team is tak ...
Military Times EDGE selected Union Pacific as a Best for Vets 2011 Employer. UP is among three companies ranking in the platinum category. "Union Pacific is honored to be named a Best for Vets Employer and takes pride in employing veterans and military reserve personnel," sai ...
Faced with a fiscal crisis at the beginning of the year that forced Southern California's Caltrain to consider drastic service cuts, the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board approved a budget proposal that would avert another crisis, even as the Peninsula commuter rail system is experiencing re ...
Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority is planning an aggressive schedule of rebuilding work during the coming weeks in an effort to avoid customer inconvenience around the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year holiday periods. There will be no major track work on the Met ...
York City Transit ‘s Metropolitan Transportation Authority continues maintenance efforts in the Steinway tunnel. MTA will begin installation of a new signal system this weekend known as CBTC (Communications Based Train Control). This automated train control system ensures the sa ...
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